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What’s a portmanteau? Smog, Netflix, brunch, podcast. What do these words all have in common? You probably know what each of these words mean, but… Read More »What’s a Portmanteau? (Meaning plus Examples)
What’s a cliché? There are plenty of fish in the sea. The grass is always greener on the other side. You can’t judge a book… Read More »What’s a Cliché? (Meaning, Usage & Examples)
What’s a hyperbole? “What’s in your purse? A truckload of bricks.” “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse.“ Derived from the Greek word hyperballein,… Read More »What’s a Hyperbole? (Definition & Examples)
What are compound words? Playground, dining room, sister–in–law. What do these words have in common, if anything at all? If you guessed that they’re all… Read More »What are Compound Words? (150+ Compound Words)